South migration - table already exists

Posted on Tue 24 September 2013 in Python • Tagged with python, django, south

I was recently adding a slug field to a model in a Django application when I ran into this error when doing the South migration:

Error in migration: test_app:0002_auto__add_field_category_slug
DatabaseError: table "_south_new_test_app_category" already exists

When South makes changes to an existing table, it creates a new table with a …


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Using The ADXL335 Accelerometer With Arduino

Posted on Wed 20 October 2010 in posts • Tagged with adxl335, arduino

Setting up the DXL335 triple axis accelerometer is pretty straight forward. First I soldered 6 straight breakaway headers into the ADXL335 in order to easily plug the breakout board directly into the analog pins in the Arduino.

Once soldered I plugged the accelerometer in to the following pins:

Breakout Pin …


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750 Words

Posted on Wed 24 March 2010 in Writing • Tagged with writing

I have been using the site 750words.com for a while now and have come to really enjoy using it. At first I had a little trouble navigating the site and the links didn’t seem very intuitive. However, I caught on fast and have no trouble getting around the …


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